Trainer details

FIDIC Trainer

Siobhan  Fahey

  Country of residence: Ireland

  Citizenship: Irish

  https://fidic.org/trainer-details/189

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Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • Latin America
  • North America
  • East Asia
  • East Europe
  • West Europe
  • Middle East
  • Sub Sahara Africa

Languages spoken

  • English

Trainer Professional qualifications and discipline

BA, BAI (Hons) Civil/Structural Engineering, Trinity College Dublin
LLB (Hons) Bachelor of Laws, University of Wolverhampton
Postgraduate Diploma in Arbitration, College of Estate Management Reading
Chartered Arbitrator with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Accredited Mediator with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
FIDIC International Accredited Trainer
CIArb Accredited Adjudicator (Republic of Ireland)
FIDIC President’s List Adjudicator
Arbitrator of the Society of Construction Arbitrators

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Red Book)
  • Construction Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Red Book)
  • Construction Contract, MDB Harmonised Ed, June 2010
  • Design-Build-Operate Contract, 1st Ed 2008
  • EPC/Turnkey Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Silver Book)
  • EPC/Turnkey Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Silver Book)
  • Plant & Design-Build Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Yellow Book)
  • Plant and Design-Build Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Yellow Book)
  • Short Form of Contract, 1st Ed 1999
  • FIDIC Procurement Procedures Guide 1st Ed (2011)

Consultancy contract experience

  • Client-Consultant Agreement (White Book), 4th Ed 2006

Specialist contract experience

  • Construction Subcontract, 1st. Ed. 2011

Other FIDIC contract experience

Acting as Arbitrator, Conciliator, Adjudicator, Dispute Adjudication Board Member (both ad-hoc and standing dispute boards) and Mediator of construction disputes involving FIDIC contracts.
Member of the FDIC Contracts Committee since 2012. Principal Drafter of the FIDIC forms of contract 2017.

Experience with FIDIC contracts modules

  • Module 1: Practical Use of FIDIC Conditions of Contracts (1999 Edition)
  • Module 1: Practical Use of FIDIC Conditions of Contracts (2017 Edition)
  • Module 1 Advanced: Practical Use of FIDIC Contracts Advanced course (1999 Edition)
  • Module 1 Advanced: Practical Use of FIDIC Contracts Advanced course (2017 Edition)
  • Module 2: Management of Claims and Disputes Resolution under the FIDIC Contracts (1999 Edition)
  • Module 2: Management of Claims and Disputes Resolution under the FIDIC Contracts (2017 Edition)
  • Module 3: Understanding DABs (1999 Edition)
  • Module 3: Understanding DAABs (2017 Edition)
  • Module 4: Management and Administration of FIDIC Contracts (1999 Edition)
  • Module 4: Management and Administration of FIDIC Contracts (2017 Edition)
  • Module 5: FIDIC Conditions of Contract for EPC/Turnkey Projects (1999 Edition)
  • Module 5: FIDIC Conditions of Contract for EPC/Turnkey Projects (2017 Edition)
  • Module 6: FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Design, Build and Operate projects (2008 Edition)
  • Module 7: FIDIC Short Form of Contract
  • Module 8: FIDIC Construction Subcontract
  • Module 11: Comparison between 1999 and 2017 Editions of the FIDIC Contracts

Training experience with FIDIC Business Practice modules

  • None of the above

Services offered

  • Contract Expert/specialist

Technical expertise

  • Airports - air-side
  • Airports - terminals and support
  • Airports - other
  • Building - domestic
  • Building - commercial
  • Building - industrial
  • Civil Engineering - Site Investigation
  • Civil Engineering - Foundations and Subsidence/Settlement
  • Civil Engineering - Land Drainage & Dewatering
  • Civil Engineering - River & Flood Control
  • Civil Engineering - Tunnelling and piling
  • Civil Engineering - Retaining Walls
  • Civil Engineering - Dams and reservoirs
  • Civil Engineering - other
  • Construction law
  • Environmental issues
  • Geotechnics and foundations
  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Irrigation and Land Reclamation
  • Marine and ports
  • Metro railway and stations
  • Road and highways - Planning, Layout and Design
  • Road and highways - bridges and car parks
  • Road and highways - other
  • Rail - Track Engineering and Construction
  • Waste Disposal - Solid Waste Management
  • Water - drainage and sewerage
  • Water - Water Supply
  • Water - Water Treatment
  • Water - Sewerage
  • Water - Sewage Treatment
  • Water - Flooding and Drainage
  • Waste Water - Treatment and Pumping Plant
  • Claims and variations
  • Extension of time
  • Defects
  • Flood damage

Short summary experiences

Thirty years experience in the construction industry, specialising in contractual/legal aspects of construction projects since 1995. Independent professional consultant since 2004:-
– acting as Arbitrator, Conciliator, Adjudicator, Dispute Board Member and Mediator in numerous cases of construction and commercial disputes
– advising clients from different engineering, legal and cultural backgrounds on construction contracts, dispute avoidance and dispute resolution
– training in contracts and dispute resolution.
Strong interpersonal skills and extensive experience in dealing positively with individuals from different cultural backgrounds and from both legal and engineering backgrounds.

Position and experience

Employment status: Self employed
Present position: Arbitrator, Conciliator, Adjudicator, Dispute Board Member and Mediator of construction disputes. International training on standard forms of contract.
Previous positions: Please see my CV
Are you a fully FIDIC certified trainer: Yes
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FIDIC International Accredited Trainer:
Module 1 - 2012
Module 2 - 2013


Are you a FIDIC interim certified trainer: No
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Affiliations/Memberships

Chartered Engineer, Institution of Civil Engineers UK
Chartered Engineer, Engineers Ireland
Fellow, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Fellow, Association of Consulting Engineers of Ireland
Arbitrator, Society of Construction Arbitrators

Panel listings

FIDIC
Institution of Civil Engineers UK
Engineers Ireland
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Association of Consulting Engineers of Ireland
Society of Construction Arbitrators

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